Review: Misha Glenny on Sarah Chayes’s ”Corruption in America”

A few months ago Buzzfeed News published thousands of hitherto secret Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs), most dating from 2011 to 2017, submitted by banks to the US Department of Justice. Banks with licenses to trade in US dollars are obliged to file SARs with the Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network whenever they detect potentially crimin…

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